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Former policeman among 3 militants killed in gunfight with Indian troops

A former police officer was among three Islamist militants killed in a gunbattle with Indian troops in the disputed region of Kashmir on Monday, security...

Uber sells meal delivery service in India to competitor

Ride-share giant Uber has sold its meal delivery business in India to Zomato, one of its local competitors, as it steps up efforts to achieve profitability. India is...

India and Sri Lanka seek closer military ties to counter China

Sri Lanka and India vowed to strengthen military ties and widen maritime links with neighbouring countries to counter growing Chinese influence in the region,...

China-Pakistan bid to raise Kashmir at UN Security Council fails

India on Wednesday slammed Pakistan for again trying to raise the Kashmir issue in the UN Security Council where it failed yet again to...

Indian police hold back anti-Modi protesters over amended citizenship law

Indian police baton-charged protesters Sunday to stop them reaching Prime Minister Narendra Modi's cavalcade as nationwide protests against a bitterly disputed citizenship law entered...

Foreign diplomats granted access to Kashmir

by Alasdair Pal and Fayaz Bukhari Foreign diplomats visited India-ruled Kashmir on Thursday for the first time since New Delhi stripped the region of special status...

Calls to boycott Bollywood star Deepika over support to protesting students

by Shilpa Jamkhandikar A top Indian actress who joined students protesting against the government drew calls on social media on Wednesday for a boycott of her...

Mobile app to aid sex crime reporting in India

by Anuradha Nagaraj Women in India will be able to anonymously report sexual abuse, seek medical or legal aid and create private journals on a...

India’s central bank cuts rates a week before election

India's central bank cut interest rates on Thursday, delivering a shot in the arm to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's poll hopes a week before...

Sugar rush fades for Indian farmers ahead of vote

India is vying to become the world's top sugar producer, but for its millions of sugarcane growers life is far from sweet as the...